In other words, connect your mobile phone to your PC and control it. Without touching your phone you can make a call, send an SMS or transfer a file between your PC and your Mobile. You can even open a link in the Mobile browser.
There is a utility called AirDroid, using this you can connect your phone to PC. Then, from within your PC dial a number or send an SMS, etc. This is very handy if you are using the phone most frequently when you are in front of your Laptop.
How to setup.
On your Android mobile, download and install the Airdroid mobile app. On your PC, you have an option either install a desktop application or you can use the web application.
If you don't want to install any application on your desktop, then go to http://web.airdroid.com/. It will give you 2 options. One, you can register yourself in an existing email. Second, you can just scan the QR code and connect instantly.
You will see this below screen. This is the main screen, you will get all the option on this page.
You can do below tasks from your Laptop
- Make a Call or receive a call
- See the notifications
- Send an SMS
- Play music or video which is present in your phone. You don't have to copy them to your PC
- Open the camera and take photos or record a video
- Find my Phone
- See the call logs
- Status bar, which shows battery percentage, network connectivity